Miller Center

American Forum - The Shadow Factory: The Ultra-Secret NSA from 9/11 to the Eavesdropping on America

Sign up for exclusive updates  email signup
The Miller Center is a nonpartisan institute that seeks to provide critical insights for the nation’s governance challenges.

James Bamford
November 19, 2008
11:00AM - 11:00AM (EST)

James Bamford
James Bamford

JAMES BAMFORD is the author of Body of Secrets: Anatomy of the Ultra-Secret National Security Agency (Anchor, 2002), and A Pretext for War: 9/11, Iraq, and the Abuse of America's Intelligence Agencies (Anchor, 2004). A former Washington investigative producer for ABC News' World News Tonight with Peter Jennings, he has written investigative cover stories for the New York Times Magazine, the Washington Post Magazine, and the Los Angeles Times Magazine. 

Forum Series: The Business of U.S. Intelligence Gathering and Analysis

This event is part of…

Business of Intelligence Gathering & Analysis:

During the 2008-2009 academic year the Miller Center Forum hosted a special series on the business of gathering, analysis, dissemination and use of intelligence. The 9-11 tragedy brought to light devastating intelligence failures and raised questions regarding the need to restructure the U.S. intelligence community, its many agencies, operations and procedures.

This series examines these issues in greater detail, as well as assesses significant intelligence strengths by inviting experts from the field to offer their perspectives and policy recommendations. The series will focus on six key areas of interest with respect to intelligence: 1) history, 2) collection, 3) analysis, 4) interagency politics, 5) operations and, 6) legal issues.

More Events →